Environmental Nature Center
1601 East 16th Street
Newport Beach, CA 92663

From Pacific Coast Highway just to the north of Newport Bay, turn inland on Dover Drive to 16th Street. Turn left, and we are on the left side of the road.

From Newport Fwy (55), continue south past the freeway’s end and turn left onto 17th. Turn right on Irvine Avenue, left on 16th Street, and we’re on the right side of the road.


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The ENC has a parking lot with spaces for:

  • 2 busses
  • 21 cars
  • EV charging station w/ 2 spaces (our EV is usually in one of them)
  • 2 carpool vehicles
  • 2 alternatively fueled vehicles
  • 2 spaces for people with disabilities

Getting here:

Directions and a map are HERE.  The OC Sanitation District is doing a Sewer Line Project along Dover Drive between June 2013 and March 2014, which may affect your drive.  Click HERE to view a map of the proposed closures and closure dates.